Monday, August 03, 2020

Kansas City Star Keeps Subscribers Stupid By Publishing Corporate Hype



The Sprint acquisition has already cost 200 jobs . . . More cuts are inevitable.

Sadly, dead-tree media isn't very critical of corporate propaganda . . .

Kansas City Star: T-Mobile CEO commits to uphold Sprint’s legacy, keep major jobs presence in Kansas City

Money line . . .

He said T-Mobile will remain a major employer in the area. T-Mobile closed its merger with Overland Park-based Sprint Corp. in April. This week, it completed much of the work of phasing out the Sprint brand, moving stores and customers under the T-Mobile umbrella.

Throughout lengthy merger talks, T-Mobile pledged to keep a second headquarters in Overland Park. Some industry experts are skeptical of that promise, but in a statement to The Star, Sievert said that’s still the plan.

“We’ll absolutely continue to be a major employer in the region as Sprint’s campus in Overland Park becomes T-Mobile’s second headquarters,” he said.

Accordingly . . .

PLEASE REMEMBER THIS CORPORATE REASSURANCE WHEN T-MOBILE STARTS CUTTING EVEN MORE WORKERS!!!

Developing . . .

27 comments:

Anonymous said...

Always gotta be nice to the new bosses who might pay for some big advertisements.

Anonymous said...

^^^

Excuse me. They're called grants. That way they're tax deductible.

Anonymous said...

Actually, Sprint hasn't had a BIG presence in KC in years.
Every time there's a merger between two unequals, it's always followed by an announcement that there won't be any layoffs and that the acquired company's presence and activities in the community won't change.
Then reality kicks in and it all pretty much goes away.
The Star's just another megaphone for the rah rah from the Chamber.

Anonymous said...

Gee T-Mobile, and is the check in the mail, and will you respect us in the morning too?

Anonymous said...

How long is the Sprint/T-Mobile naming rights on the arena? Better start looking for a new sponsor. No way T-Mobile will waste money on an arena with no national presence.

Anonymous said...

If it's not costing them much, they'll keep paying, but they should be getting a break or rebate on the cost because of the lack of events there and less exposure.

Anonymous said...

I think Sprint's naming rights run through 2029.

Anonymous said...


T-Mobil already has the big arena in Vegas bearing their name-
doubt they'd want to pay for two

Anonymous said...

^^and yet they did dummy. Weird.

Anonymous said...

^^^ No, Weird Dummy @10:40 - the Taxpayers of Kansa City paid for and have to support the Sprint/T-Mobil/Somebody-please! Center, all T-Mobil did was drop a few small white envelopes on a few desks at 12h & Oak.

If you can, get somebody to help you look up the costs the Center has incurred since opening, it's all online, and compare the income from attendance, Naming Rights and Advertising to the expenses of operating the Center. Just like the P&L, hasn't yet shown a profit - ever!

Anonymous said...

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Anonymous said...

^^^ Attention span of a flea, n'est pas?

Anonymous said...

There was a Sprint marketing manager woman who used to troll Town Center on her lunch hour, find men, and have sex with them in her car in the parking lot. She dared a few other girls in her department and they did it too. She lives in Prairie Village near 83rd and roe.

Anonymous said...

most of the Sprint stay at home and work from home staff are still in bed at noon.

Anonymous said...

^^Good for them. You should be too because you don't really have anything to offer anyone. Now scram Boomer!

Anonymous said...

Or a Chimp!

Anonymous said...

Chimpy's so excited today. Get back to shining shoes, monkey clown!

Bandit Darville said...

He's got a hard on because he EBT card was reloaded.

Jo Daddy said...


First, they only quoted the man. Just publishing his statement isn't supporting him.

Not that you get that.

Second, then you can say TOLD YOU SO.

Like a 3rd grader.

Wait for it.

Anonymous said...

It was a sale...not a merger. TMobile is in charge. Sprint is history and so are those jobs. Bye.

Anonymous said...

It seems strange that they don't seem to cut any Washington jobs, only KC.

Bandit Darville said...

Probably because Sprint's HQ was in KC not DC. Then again it could be because of gloBULL warming.

Anonymous said...

Hey I am not a boomer. And the woman having car sex on her Sprint lunch hour was 45! And married! So there bryon and funkhouser and who ever else is on here!

Anonymous said...

^^ Either way, if we want stories like that, we'll get much better ones from an old Penthouse magazine off eBay. That's what a friend of a friend tells me, anyhow.

Anonymous said...

Guys from Sprint that personally didnt know the women or work with them, would seek them out at Town Center. Start small talk, claim they were a small business owner or something then get invited by the girls to have car sex. The girls never knew the guys were shadowing them just to meet and get sex. I though it dishonest. Trickery. But then how many people having 1 night stands are honest about who they are? But the girls kinda got taken....

Anonymous said...

Sprint has the laziest and most overpaid staff in town. It couldnt have lasted forever. Do little work, get big paychecks, you dont even know who your boss is and never hear from anyone above.

Anonymous said...

If "Sprint" made all employees come into the office everyday, 8 to 5pm, they would see how worthless 80% of them are. But now with coronavirus they are hiding at home, in their PJ's, or at the golf course, pretending to get paid while they play with their dogs or golf. Sprint is stupid!